September 29, 2004


Slate's Tim Noah weighs in on the new National Museum of the American Indian, and the Confidence Man encounters an unfamiliar PC neologism: "survivance."

In this light, the Confidence Man would like to insist that henceforth, when baseball announcers refer to batters who recently been called out on strikes, that they call them "strikeout survivors" rather than "strikeout victims."

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